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Mr Chakri Munipalle - General Surgery

Mr Chakri Munipalle is a Consultant General Suregon in Middlesbrough.

Based at: Tees Valley Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Hernia; abdominal wall hernia; inguinal hernia (primary & recurrent); femoral hernia; spigelian hernia; incisional hernia; umbilical and paraumbilical hernias; laparoscopic (key hole) repair of hernia; open repair of hernia; mesh repair of hernia; sportsperson's hernia/ sportsperson's groin

Gall bladder (infection, cholecystitis, gall stones, polyps, dyskinesia), laparoscopic cholecystectomy (keyhole surgery to remove gall bladder); open cholecystectomy

Upper Gastrointestinal tract disease - dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), dyspepsia (indigestion), heartburn, acid reflux, abdominal pain, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), hiatus hernia, anti-reflux surgery

Benign skin lesion removal; lipoma; sebaceous cyst; ingrowing toenail removal

Endoscopy (Oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy /OGD/ Upper GI endoscopy) to investigate various upper abdominal symptoms

Academic background

MBBS AMC India 1997

MS (Master of Surgery) 2001

MRCS Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh 2004

Dipolma in Laparoscopic Surgery 2006

PG Cert in Clinical Teaching 2010

MPhil 2011

FRCS Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh 2017

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Surgeon (Edinburgh)

Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)

Association of Surgeons of GB & I (ASGBI)

British Medical association

NHS base

Consultant Surgeon, South Tees NHSFT

Clinic Times

Week days 6-8 pm; saturday 9-1 pm

01642 929 409